Master of Technology (M.Tech.)
Mechanical Engineering

Thermal And Fluid Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering at NUV is a place to study the fundamentals and the latest technologies used in industries. The department focuses on the core competency and overall development of the students. It has well-equipped laboratories, state-of-the-art facilities and strong industrial collaborations ensuring that the program is cutting edge and addresses innovative research leading to new product development. The Department offers a wide range of electives designed to enhance and develop the engineering skills demanded by employers in industry or academia.

Faculties of Thermal and Fluid Engineering

The faculties are well qualified and experienced with expertise on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Exchanger Design, Solar System Design, Cryogenic Engineering, Thermal Power Plant, Numerical Methods, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Advanced Gas Dynamics.

The Thermal and Fluid Engineering faculties are as follows:
Dr. P.Prabhakaran (Ph. D - IIT Bombay)
Dr. Amarish Badgujar (Ph.D - IIT Bombay)
Dr. Kedar Pathak (Ph.D - The University of Akron - USA, Post Doctorate - NASA)
Mr. Mukesh Keshwani (M.Tech - M.S. University)
Mr. Snehal Patel (M.Tech - IIT Kharagpur)

About Program

The course focuses on Thermal and Fluid Engineering. Thermal Engineering has wide scope of employment in India and abroad. Engineers are employed in the areas of research, development, design and application. M.Tech Mechanical (Thermal and Fluid Engineering) is a two year (four semesters) graduate program. The course consists of first year (2- semester) focusing on advanced Thermal and Fluid engineering courses like Computational Fluid Dynamics, Design of Thermal Systems, Alternate Energy Sources, Energy Audit Management, Advanced Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Cryogenics, Design of Pumps and Design of Turbines. The second year focuses on the applications of the courses covered in the first year by undertaking a research project. Additionally, M.Tech Program also allows students to choose from the interdisciplinary courses across the University to develop the expertise in Research methodology, Management, Entrepreneurship and various other subjects.

Course Structure

1st Year Semester I & II

Core Subjects + 2 Elective Courses

2nd Year Semester I & II

M.Tech Project + 1 Interdisciplinary Course

Course Highlights

1. Build expertise for the needs in industry, research or education.
2. Acquire an ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data.
3. Beneficial for further research leading to Ph.D. degree.
4. Pursue challenging professional endeavors based on acquired competence and knowledge.
5. Able to identify optimal solutions for improvising power transfer capability, enhancing power quality and reliability.
6. Develop dedicated software for analyzing and evaluating specific problems related to mechanical power generation and consumption systems.
7. Confidently interact with the industrial experts for providing consultancy.
8. Translation of theoretical knowledge to real-life applications through specially designed courses.
9. Highly qualified teaching faculties from IITs and NITs with a commitment to academic excellence and focus on research in frontier & interdisciplinary sciences.
10.Visiting faculty from the Industry for relevant exposure and periodic curricular updation in keeping with Industry requirements.
11.Inter-Disciplinary choice of courses. One complete year dedicated to research project for the students to undertake.


The minimum qualification required is bachelor's degree from a recognized University / Institution having Mechanical/Aeronautical/Energy as a major subject. Those who are due to appear in qualifying examination can also apply.

Admission Procedure

Through Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) as per government norms.


Merit cum Means scholarship for 4 students in a year.


Limited accommodation facilities available for outstation students.

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